Permanent Night Veterinary Surgeon - Aylesbury

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -042022-24840

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Permanent Night Veterinary Surgeon - Aylesbury

Type: Small Animal

Location: Aylesbury

Practice: Veterinary Hospital


  • A modern, fully equipped hospital, dedicated to inpatient care.
  • All hospitals are required to provide 24-hour nursing care to inpatients.
  • Their laboratory is staffed by professional qualified laboratory technicians and biochemists, which ensures they can complete tests quickly enabling the earliest start to the treatment of pets.
  • They have 4 local branch surgeries in Aylesbury for routine consultations, which maximises convenience to clients.
  • Their branch surgeries have dedicated veterinary surgeons and receptionists, which gives pets Continuity of Care.

Team: 10 Day Vets, 3 Night Vets, 15 Day Nurses, 3 Night Nurses, 3 Kennel Assistants, 2 Lab Techs

Role: The practice is searching for a confident and experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join their Hospital Night Team, they are looking for a capable all-rounder who strives for high clinical standards in general practice and enjoys the challenge of emergency practice and critical care cases.

Duties: The role covers all aspects of OOH care including consulting, emergency surgeries, and inpatient management, so a level of experience is required (at least 1-2 years in practice). A certificate in ECC, Diagnostic Imaging, or Internal Medicine would be advantageous, but not essential. 

Night Team: The Night Vet is supported by a Night Nurse (1900 – 0800) and a Twilight Nurse (1600 – 2300). The night team works seamlessly with the day team, handing over to a dedicated In-Patient Vet and Ward Nurse Team, ensuring excellent continuity of care. They also cover the OOH cases of 8 small to medium practices, accepting transfers of in-patients, and seeing emergency appointments.


  • 13 Hr nights (1900 – 0800)
  • 7 night on, 14 nights off

Sole Charge: None

Salary: The salary is competitive and will be reflective of skills, experience, and further certification


  • 5 days CPD minimum with uncapped budget (within reason!)
  • BVA, BSAVA, RCVS, VDS paid memberships
  • Ability to progress clinically and professionally

Ref: JN -042022-24840

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